The purses for the world heavyweight championship rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia have been revealed.
According to Riyadh Newsflash, British-Nigerian, Anthony Joshua will earn a whopping $85million from the rematch, while Andy Ruiz Jnr will go home with $13million even if he wins or loses the bout. That’s $2 million more than he earned in the first meeting with Joshua.
Anthony Joshua will attempt to regain his WBA, IBF and WBO Heavyweight titles he lost to Ruiz Jr back in June at Madison Square Garden. The Mexican boxer defeated Joshua in the seventh-round to hand AJ his first professional loss.
The highly anticipated rematch will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019, in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.